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Jump to new posts Re: Where to put my piano by backto_study_piano @ Today at 07:37 PM

Originally Posted By RaindropsIt's pork bone soup mostly nowadays, sometimes chicken soup.....I like soup, although my piano apparently not excited about it. I wonder if the moisture from cooking affects the texture of the hammers? Or maybe it cou
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Someone PLEASE tell me this is a joke... by patH @ Today at 07:29 PM

Unlike Gerard Depardieu, the guy here can really play the piano. For those not familiar with the movie "Green Card": Depardieu's piano performance starts at ca. 1:50.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: yamaha p35 and korg sustain by anotherscott @ Today at 07:29 PM

Originally Posted By Pablo1980ThNks for the answer. Just to learn, wouldnt a polarity issue would make the piano always sustain when the korg is connected? Right... with the "wrong" pedal, a keyboard will sustain when the pedal is not dep
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Six pianos! by backto_study_piano @ Today at 07:28 PM

Originally Posted By PaintedPostDaveRickster, Six pianos at $180,000 each equals $1,080,000. According to the Knockdown website: "Built in 1903, Knockdown Center is a 50,000 sq. ft. restored factory uniquely situated on a gated three acre lot.
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Originally Posted By Hakkihttp://waltercosand.com/CosandScores/ According to this site (composers E-K) it is in public domain in the USA. He says that is what he "believes". I believe that is a pro forma (and probably disingenuous) stat
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Jump to new posts Re: Someone PLEASE tell me this is a joke... by carey @ Today at 07:19 PM

Here's the same dude playing the 1st movement of a sonata by Balakirev. Quite a difference. https://youtu.be/KdXTyzcvkCw BUT - when he plays another Liszt piece, he just can't seem to help himself...... https://youtu.be/Oj9GzX-7Hy4 and then t
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Yamaha MM8 by anotherscott @ Today at 07:11 PM

Right. MOX and MOXF are very similar. MOXF adds the ability to install flash cards. It also has the newer XF 741 mb ROM instead of the earlier 355 mb XS ROM, up to 8 simultaneous effect pairs instead of 3, 128 polyphony vs 64, and some other enhancem
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Jump to new posts Re: yamaha p35 and korg sustain by Pablo1980 @ Today at 06:49 PM

ThNks for the answer. Just to learn, wouldnt a polarity issue would make the piano always sustain when the korg is connected? And that would be fixed changing the polarity at the piano? It seems odd that the pedal does nothing...when I reversed the
Pianist Corner
Jump to new posts Re: Someone PLEASE tell me this is a joke... by Svenno @ Today at 06:49 PM

Originally Posted By phantomFiveLiszt was similarly dramatic, but had a much more engaging personality. A lot of that guy's moves were probably copied from Liszt caricatures: Liszt looked up as if he were gazing into heaven, an
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: Yamaha p115 ! by slobajudge @ Today at 06:49 PM

Come on Yamaha, GHS key action again ? Are you not tired to sell the same piano with some cosmetics improvements for decades, the sound is bad anyway in this class.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Here I am still looking at anotherscott's suggestion: the Samson Graphite 49. I'm poised to buy it as Thomann have good deals right now. Before I commit myself (and the funds arrive in my Paypal) I would ask if anyone has any views about the rivals:
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Jump to new posts Re: Best Steinway Virtual Piano by slobajudge @ Today at 06:42 PM

Originally Posted By MacyOriginally Posted By Crocus Am I going to find a virtual piano sound that is realistic ? I hear stuff in many of the posts on this very thread where I could honestly not tell you whether that was an acoustic piano or not, th
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There are a wide range of things a person can do to try to improve. I am a lowly beginner, but I do talk to a lot of musicians, so take my comments for what they are. As for improving, there is learning new pieces from sheet music, learning new pie
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Jump to new posts Re: Recital 38 --- General Discussion Room by Whizbang @ Today at 06:32 PM

Originally Posted By wouter79Yes true, I'm pushing the speed here which causes some side effects. I thought this was a good trade-off but I realize that others (eg my teacher) prefer a cleaner but slower over a faster recording. ... Originally Posted
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Went back to the store to check the value of the acoustic amplifier I'm trying to get rid of and check if there was info about the PX-160 and if they could get a Casio at all to the store. I've basically been talked out of waiting for the PX-160 sin
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Jump to new posts Re: Someone PLEASE tell me this is a joke... by phantomFive @ Today at 06:17 PM

Liszt was similarly dramatic, but had a much more engaging personality. A lot of that guy's moves were probably copied from Liszt caricatures: Liszt looked up as if he were gazing into heaven, and was so divinely serene was his
Piano Teachers Forum
Jump to new posts Re: How should I teach a 9-year old piano? by Polyphonist @ Today at 06:16 PM

Originally Posted By John v.d.BrookI'd suggest exposing her to piano music, of a wide variety additionally, consider engaging a real piano teacher to guide her first experiences. +1 You are probably going to do more harm than good if you try to giv
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: What is "Playing by ear"? by Rerun @ Today at 06:09 PM

Originally Posted By AlbuneaBut most people who do that have been working on the song for a long time, haven't they? It's not like they can play all the songs in the world (which would be ideal :D). Hey Albunea, some tunes maybe but for a great nu
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Recital 38 --- General Discussion Room by zrtf90 @ Today at 06:08 PM

This is a wonderful recital. Well done to everyone. I'm surprised and embarrassed by the reactions to my Clementi. Thank you so much for that. I'm struggling with time and logistics at present but here's a selection of thoughts that I hope I can ad
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: What to check for when buying a used DP? by Nimi1 @ Today at 06:07 PM

Thanks fizikisto and mac! Will certainly check each key and verify the purchase date.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
Jump to new posts Re: What to check for when buying a used DP? by MacMacMac @ Today at 06:03 PM

Verify the age. Ask the seller to show you the invoice or sales receipt. Look for the serial number on the piano and you might find the manufacture date.
Adult Beginners Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Recital 38 --- General Discussion Room by Whizbang @ Today at 06:01 PM

Originally Posted By CarlosCCWell, I would say you have to choose the pieces you really like first... there are so many you can try, but don't wast time with pieces you don't fell something special. The best pieces choose you.
Digital Pianos - Synths & Keyboards
I have the PX5S and use it with headphones and small Presonus studio speakers - I love it. I started with a Yamaha P105 and liked it but I really wanted to use a DAW. The PX5S is an amazing tool IMHO. Yes it is a bit more complex than other instrumen
Piano Forum
Jump to new posts Re: Piano song from my youth by harpon @ Today at 05:59 PM

Your youth? How old are you- that might help. Sounds like your "Tas" might be quarter notes and the "Das" eigth notes?
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